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to u.s. leaders negotiating over the so- called fiscal cliff about the serious financial impact looming on the horizon. that's where we begin this morning. how confident are you about the state of the u.s. economy? what steps are you taking to prepare for the potential impact if the u.s. goes off the fiscal cliff? give us a call this morning. you can also catch up with us on all your favorite social media sites, twitter or facebook. or e-mail us. thismorning to you on wednesday, november 21. we are talking about federal reserve chairman ben bernanke's comments yesterday about the fiscal cliff, and getting your thoughts on bthe u.s. economy. and this headline -- also, in the financial times -- to tell little bit more about ben bernanke's , and sister day we turn to david clarke of "politico," their financial services editor. thanks for joining us. guest: thanks for having me. host: what is making the most waves from his speech? guest: in the past he has warned that congress and the president's path to take care of the fiscal cliff. yesterday he said it is not simply doing it but how they
hates us. >> it feels that way. no surprise that people in new york feel that way. >>> the late latest on how people are surviving. >>> now the election is over and time to focus on the economy. what the president is doing about that today on his friday, november 9th. >>> and thank you for joining us. a long week. >> you think about so much going on the nor'easter, the election, we have been with you every morning. tgif! [ laughter ] >> you want to know what the weather will be like. a lot of spots over that and we're meeting that. 38 degrees. and the winds will slowly start to calm down. nothing like we felt the day before that. >>> the we'll stay this way throughout the day and plenty of sunshine. temperature at 53 degrees. megan and charlie over to you. >>> workers are attempting to fix that water main break. they made some progress by digging up the asphalt to get a look under it. the problem they face is how to close the break. and water was gushing. >>> this will be affecting your commute throughout the course today on friday. lauren has been watching the roads telling us what to
for lunch. >>> tell you about a job fair. >>> good morning to you. >> give us good news. >> that's how excited i am. >>> we're talking about the temperatures in the 60s. we're on the cold side this morning. and glen wood's temperature now at 34 degrees. and 37 at union bridge at jj farm. the winds are light. and we are going to calm those down as we head to the evening. the overnot overnight timeframe. the radar is dry. we are getting a break. things are quiet. we will see plenty of sunshine throughout the day as well. so times are changing. we like that, right. 41 as we go into the morning time. 53 by lunchtime. we see 56 as we go into the afternoon. let's get a check of time saver traffic. >> good morning. >> lime' -- i'm looking forward to that. high 60s. better than the past few days that we have been dealing with. we're dealing with a water main break in the neighborhood of baltimore. and north charles street is shut down from penn station to 21st street if you are in the area stick with maryland avenue. st. paul. calvert and 83. as we look at 83 this morning north of the bellway
are using the northeast corridor of 95 in white marsh no delays in route 43 to the beltway. that a look at your abc2 time saver traffic. >>> it's 5:31 right now. they are the men and women we turn to in emergency situations. this morning emergency responders from maryland are heading to new jersey to help storm victims. linda so is joining us right now. and how's the city pitching in? >> reporter: they're sending their own emergency personnel to help storm victims in new jersey, two ambulances, an suv and five people are heading up from baltimore. they left at 5 this morning from the public safety training academy on northern parkway. this is video of the crew getting ready about an hour ago. they packed up and loaded up the ambulances with emergency supplies, things like bandages back boards and splints. once they get to new jersey, atlantic county, they will be responding to 9-1-1 calls and doing anything to help out. they're heading to atlantic county, an area devastated by the storm. they're on their way to flooded out areas where homes were destroyed. they'll be joined by several o
on the attack in libya but the interim director will speak in its place. >>> thieves in tennessee use used a forklift to steal a atm approaching the atm and it is loading into the bed of the pickup and hauling it away. the machine minus money wasfound later in the woods along with the truck and that truck had been stolen. the crooks got away with the cash. >>> a home invasion robbery is caught on tape. and he says was at home with two friends when they asked if they could do video -- card yard work and he said know and they asked for water and that's when the attack started. >> he comes through the gate with a gun and i was caught off guard. so, he had me in a choke hold and told me to be quiet or i will shute you. >> they took cell phones and money and jewelry and ran away. tucson police identified them and they were later arrested. they are looking for a third man. >>> two people are in police custody after a brawl at flea market in dundalk. baltimore county police say a man was hit in the head with a rubber mallet and it started yesterday afternoon between two groups at the north point
on the way for you. for the rest of us, gradual clearing along with cool temperatures around here for your tuesday. 44 degrees right now in washington. it got chilly overnight. 41 out at dulles. mix in winds out of the northwest and earlier gusting to 30. sustained wind of 14 here. and we have the makings for a very cool day. highs will only be in the upper 40s this afternoon. and mix in the winds and it's going to feel a lot more like november like it has the next several days. here's your forecast and high temperatures, i think we did this during the midnight hour. upper 40s to 50 this afternoon. but we should be done with the rain here shortly. much of your day will be partial to mostly sunny skies. more details on that 7 day in just a minute. back up stairs to you. >> all right. thank you, tucker. >>> new developments in the david patraeus resignation. the sex scandal that led to the resignation of cia director patras. general john allen is now under investigation by the pentagon for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelley. >> she is the same woman who got harassing e-mai
impact for us. the potential is there for some rain and maybe some snow for our region. we'll talk more about that. but take a look at this, freeze warnings in effect for the areas that have not seen it yet, including the district. just about everybody seeing temperatures at or below freezing tonight. wait until i show you how cold the numbers get overnight. >>> the presidential election down to the wire in this 11th hour. the night before the election, it is too close to call and virginia is extremely important. today mitt romney has an action-packed schedule today. four states, including a stop in fairfax and george mason. new presidential numbers for virginia came out today. the nbc "wall street journal" survey puts 48% for president obama, 47% for romney. and the rasmussen poll shows 50% for romney, 48% for the president in the commonwealth. julie carey joins us from fairfax on romney's pit stop this afternoon. julie? >> reporter: well, it is emptied out now, but a short while ago the patriots center was filled up to the very top row. supporters here eager to show enthusiasm th
is a prolific and wonderful leader. host: thank you so much for joining us today. that is our show for the "washington journal." we will take you now live to the house floor. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] chaplain, father conroy. chaplain conroy: let us pray. eternal god, we give you thanks for giving us another day. we come to the end of a week during which some members of this people's house have come to complete their service in the congress and others have come to prepare for their opportunity to serve this great nation. it is a time of tremendous transition, a time thought with trendation and some uncertainty. send your spirit of peace and calm, let all might have confidence in your faithfulness to us and no matter what lies ahead, your grace is abundantly available. now we approach a week during which all americans will regather to remember who we are , a nation generously blessed not only by you, our god, but by courageous ancestors, faithful allies and the best good wishes of people everywher
was hurt. >> reporter: the u.s. marshals closed in. a helicopter from the department of homeland security was dispatched. stuart is charged with three counts of attempted capitol murder, weapons charges, terror charges. and they stem from three pipe bombings on tuesday morning. and filed charges against stuart. the 25-year-old stuart has been considered a cyber bully block, the revelations of our lord, in which he deraves the girlfriend. >>> now more information on the stafford county sheriff's department tonight, they say that law enforcement officers, they disabled his vehicle in montana and that stuart took off running on foot with his loaded handguns. no reports at this time that say that there were any shots fired. but that montana police did take them into custody. we'll have more information as we get it. i'm peggy fox reporting, back to you. >> i cannot remember a time when we have heard of a high- speed chase when pipe bombs were literally thrown. bizarre case, peggy, thank you. >>> three days after sandy slammed the mid-atlantic in the northeast, the death toll continues to clim
's lead downward. hallie jackson have details on how lawmakers are trying to ease concerns about the u.s. economy in the fiscal cliff. >> we are hearing from democrats and republicans in congress about working together, but it remains to be seen whether they will back up the top with action. -- back up the talk wtih action. action. the dow dropped 13,000. it is that it would downgrade the u.s. credit rating if congress does nothing about the so-called fiscal cliff. compromising to be the word of the day on a compromise from leaders on both sides of the ideal. >> it is better to be of that fight. it is better to work together. republican speaker of the house signaled his party may be open to deal that includes higher taxes. to the we are willing to except the revenue under the right conditions. democratic senate majority leader harry reid wonder why the wait? >> i am not for kicking the can down the road. i did we have done up far too much. we know what the issue is, and we need to solve that issue. >> president obama looking ahead to the lame-duck session of congress next week. in washin
in vietnam. they were sending us cupcakes. >> faced with increasing labor costs and a trend toward healthier eating, they filed for bankruptcy protection in january, the second time in a decade. when the striking union refused concessions by the thursday deadline, hostess decided to shut down. >> 30% of our work force has put 18,500 people out of a job. this is a consequence of the strike. >> 30 plants around the country closed immediately. more than 500 distribution centers and 500 outlets centers will soon follow. >> it breaks my heart. my heart bleeds for all of my brothers and sisters. >> bakery union members of like these blame company mismanagement, providing concessions years earlier that failed to turn the company around. >> they do not care about families or the people here. the people here gave them everything. >> after turning out snack foods since 1930, they will sell off assets including the arcana of brand name. >> it will not be right without hostess. >> it may ensure that ho hos are not history. " one of the outlets on the chopping block tonight is located in anne arundel cou
at this intersection helping kids get to school safely.the guard here innthe afteenoon told us she's had several close calls...but starring today... the kids are on their own. own.the city department of transportation will be removing crossiig guards from intersecttonn.the city says the decision ii based on a pederal standard... wwich says needed at an intersection if and 350 cars per hour.but on &pthe busy streets of east baltimore... parents say it's &pa matter of life and death. "these kids need a crossing watch kids, they need an adult" child gets hit is the ity going to pay for funeral costs?""a lot f kids are going to get hit, greenmont is one of busiest crosswalkk uttt" parents... the city stands by its decision.we'll have more on their side of the story... croosing guards... coming up next half in east baltimorr, i'm meean 3 first on fox... new eeails obtained by fox 45... show schools about reporting crime. crime. last month... we tood you about school officials using in-house referrals... to the books. in a new email... city police say thattdozens of serious felony crime pepor
with the security guard was not injured. a funeral arrangements are underway now for a u.s. navy seal killed in baltimore. alonso gladden was home on his first day of leave and was helping his younger brother unload groceries for the grandmother when it two men approached him and opened fire. police are still looking for the suspects. the funeral began about an hour ago in south baltimore. baltimore investigators are looking for a mandate say sexually abused a 6-year-old girl. a man assault with a girl as she was standing with a family member inside a dollar store at potee street back on october 21. employees were unable to stop the man as he ran out of the store, but a surveillance camera caught his photograph. >> maybe you don't know his name, but you may know the neighborhood he lives in, where he works. any information at all, detectives are looking for the public to help us out. >> the man is described as 5'6" tall with a medium build, and has two gold teeth with the letter j on one of them. the girl suffered no serious injuries. >> it has been a breezy and chilly day today, but so far
. >> reporter: sandy, what's left, still impacting us with the chilly temperatures, spinning rain and the gray sykes sykes -- gray skies, thank you sandy. the back side of the system. now centered well north of new york and outside the united states. the wrap around flow still bringing in the showers, clouds and basically just less than desirable weather. see a few spits of rain. watch out for the slick road. hour by hour we will look for a few showers going off to drizzle by midnight and will go down to 37 or so first thing tomorrow. that will be chilly. dress warm as you head out the door. we he will talk about how it'll change slightly for the weekend. look where it may rank all time among hurricanes. >> thank you. thousands of our neighbors would still be under their blankets tonight as the power company continues to work to get their lights back on. officials say they expect to have all of the customers have their power back on tomorrow night but in the meantime there are still plenty of downed wires. >> sandy hit new jersey shore harder than almost anywhere else and the president and
held at knife point this morning. george joins us live downtown with the latest. >> detectives are looking for the alleged attacker right now. they say they do not have a lot of affirmation to go on. they are hoping some surveillance footage helps them out. the fells point , not offers excellent views of baltimore -- promenade offers excellent use of baltimore. >> it was very dark. i did feel a bit unsafe so i did it quickly and came back into the well lit areas. >> in the early morning darkness of friday, at woman went for a run by herself before work. at some point between 5:00 and 7:00 a.m., a man wearing a mask and armed with a knife wrapped her, pulled her into a dark area and sexually assaulted her. >> it is really horrible. i do not even know what to say. >> i will not walk around with my dog at this time now. >> please do not have a solid ascription -- description of the attacker. we found detectives and police tape at a dimly lit area next to the waterfront kitchen restaurant near caroline street. >> the good news is there is a lot of surveillance video in that area. a
. the u.s. economy created 171,0 the last month, but creeped up toate 7.9%. say that this is not the race inake up way. what has happened in the last is already bic into perception. >> mitt romney is in ohio, the president the northeastern corner. latest tracking poll showed that the race is tight, but a slew of data ground state polls edge to the president. >> mitt romney has about 48 adjust that. >> ohioan not be able to escape the political spotlight. president obama will be here day until the election day. >> of course, abc 7 is your for the most up-to-date information. with oure speaking partners at politico about what jobs report mean for president obama and mitt romney. >> the presidential race is just several big items on ballot in maryland. the final day for early in maryland. we are at a polling site in landover. last day of early voting in maryland. see the peopllined up .ehind you you can see this very long at this learning center. this is what people are having endure on this last day of voting. of these people got here this center opened at 8:00 in the morning. far, 1000 peo
the telecommunications industry was knee deep in this. they can -- in-line in us as to what went right. obviously all was not hunky dory. people lost power. is that something that could not be prevented? is this something if we changed might be prevented in the future? last summer a storm knocked out 911. these things are becoming more commonplace. a hearing would allow us to investigate the reliability of the networks and identify and highlight the best practices and addressed potential vulnerabilities in our communications infrastructure. obviously i want to hear what the industry has to say. we can help in light in congress as to what we should be doing to prevent this from happening in the future. >> representative engel, have you heard back from chairman upton? >> we have not. it was sent to chairman upton and the chairman of the telecommunications subcommittee. this proposed hearing is not to be adversarial. it should be bipartisan and we want to find out what happened. i do not think there is anyone who would not want to do that. i would take it one step further. i would like to see a separate
us a lot about the state of the consumer and the u.s. economy today. so we're turning to one of the most seasoned and respected voices on wall street for help. we have dana telsey. she is our guest host for the next three hours. andrew, i'll send it over to you. >> we begin with a visit to toyland and here is toys r us. it opened its doors at 8:00 last night. and we have toys r us ceo joining us right now from the company's flagship store in times square. good morning. >> good morning. >> so i read a report you you had a big line. what's it been like all evening? >> it's been great. we did have a big line. we're at 44th and broadway.line went all the the way to 45th street and then down 45th all the way to 6th avenue. it was huge. people came in in a real celebratory mood. people ate ice cream, relaxed with their kids. i've never seen a black friday like this before, but 8:00 hour worked really well for families. >> let's talk about sales. how did it go overnight? >> we're just starting. this is 5:00 a.m. on black friday morning. we're really just starting. we have about a b.
they have seen outages to long lines for gas, it is cold. >> we're talking 12 days now. it did miss us. this is a relief for us. bad for them. but those in maryland it is not as bad as it could have been. >> we're 2 for 2. we missed sandy and this one. they really didn't need it. here at home. things are looking good. -- good. we'll dry out. we have showers across the area yesterday windy. and around kent county. and getting in on that. chelsea and buck neck landing getting in on the wet weather, the light rain. this is pushing to the south as we go through the day today. the clouds this morning, the clouds will get out of here. we'll get clearing. cold this morning though and 31 degrees. we're at 38 in towson this morning. and the winds are making it feel colder and ellicott city 38. that is feeling like we're in the low 30s. the winds will kick up throughout the day. windy by 3:00 but more sun coming in. hopefully it will warm up. cold, brutal out there. >> we're dealing with the effects of the massive water main break. north charles street shut down from penn station and 20th. close
patrol tip line at 202-885-4444 or e-mail them. make sure to give us the location of the problem. >>> it remakes beautiful out there and unseasonably cold this morning. >> we're voting on some good weather. >> it's good weather for election day tomorrow but it's going to be unseasonably chilly. as we look at the region. the morning cloud cover breaking up here. still, it is mostly cloudy out of the mountains. but it should get sunny there too as the day progresses. still a chill in the air all around the region. it's accompanied by a blustery wind gusting to around 20 miles an hour. meanwhile, there is a spin in the midlevels of the atmosphere triggering rain over missouri and arkansas. that's diving south. as it passes over north florida later today into tomorrow morning, it will reform as a coastal area of low pressure and perhaps give us and perhaps likely give us a coastal storm here beginning on wednesday, into wednesday night and thursday. a combination of different types of precipitation. i'll sort it all out for you. the latest on that coming up. along with
ahead and use sudly road as your alternate route. 66 is not affected coming in from manassas to centreville and fairfax, you should be okay. let's take a live look outside and show you what it looks like here on the northbound side of 395, looking good at duke street. 14th street bridge is now bunching up. let's go back over to our maps. this time we're going to head all the way to 270, coming southbound, that's what howard was referring to. it's very slow and heavy out of fredrick, past 109 to 121. on the beltway itself, it's still green, college park into silver spring, so that's good news. and a live look one more time outside, here's what it looks like at the 14th street bridge. i'll be back with more coming up at 6:11. back to you guys. >>> i guess you've heard, today is election day. >> who knew? >> president obama has made his final pitch to voters and now he's waiting. he held rallies in ohio, wisconsin and iowa yesterday. the iowa event was at the same location as his first campaign rally as a presidential candidate five years ago. the president and first lady miche
'easter, affecting us wednesday and thursday. this is what we can expect planning today. lunchtime 48 degrees, 50 and breezy by 3:00 p.m. >>> the race for the white house is nearing the finish line. >> president barack obama and governor mitt romney are focusing on states expected to decide the outcome and barn storming since friday. >> t am on is in boston. >> reporter: good morning, today is the final day of campaigning, both sides say they can win. mitt romney hits up five states today. republican challenger, mitt romney, is closing the campaign, promising voters bipartisanship and real change. >> i will find the men and women on both sides of the aisle, who care more about the country than they do about politics. with polls showing the race a dead heat the campaign is focused on turnout, at this field office in ohio, volunteers call a list of voters who think they lean republican and others knock on doors. >> i haven't made up my mind yet. >> reporter: enthusiasm among the base and strength will carry them to victory tomorrow. there is the reality of the math. without ohio, romney's path to v
now. but guess what? there is another storm with the mid-atlantic. veronica johnson is live for us in the weather center. lay it on us, veronica. >> of course we mentioned a storm system yesterday. we're still looking at it on some of the guidance and weather maps as it looks as though more and more will be developing right off the carolina capes and moving northward. we're tall more about that moving forward, but for today mostly cloudy again and chilly too. it's been a blustery day for us 37 look at the winds throughout the area. 25 to 29 miles per hour wind gusts currently being reported. again, with the day where we've had very limited blue sky yet again, at one point, though, this morning it looked like we were getting a little more clearing in here, but the clouds again are winning out. what's left of sandy spinning way off to the north. 51 degrees columbia heights and petworth. good afternoon to you guys in virginia, chantaly, frankownia 49 degrees. 50 degrees right now in prince george's county over in mitchellville, maryland. here's a look at your forecast for the evening.
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's looking right now n. terms of the advisories for us, we're talking about up to into northern sections of baltimore county and hartford county and there is a winter weather advisory, very little if any accumulation there and i don't expect anything here. wind gusts to the northeast, 22 miles per hour and newark at 29. can you see most of these anywhere between 20 and 30 and you get an occasional gust into the 40s there and this is not nearly as strong as a nor'easter can be. and so, at least if we can find anything that is busy about this, it's not that strong. >> and thank you. you know, these kinds of driving conditions are very difficult sometimes and, in fact, the maryland state highway administration is warning drivers to be extra caution tonight. the administration reminds drivers to give yourselves extra travel time since this is central maryland's first winter weather o you can reps of the season. shawn. >>> in new york and new jersey, people are still recovering from sandy and they're preparing for the worst. janice dean has the latest. >> reporter: the northeast catching no b
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after 5:00. clear to partly cloudy, the storm missing us to the south. that guy west of st. louis, that is going to be wednesday into thursday's nor'easter with rain and an outside chance of a little snow here wednesday night. temperatures in the 30s in many areas, oakland is down to 28. fredericksburg, 39 degrees this morning. so expect sunshine, certainly a jacket needed today with mid- 40s from hagerstown. 51 in fredericksburg and 52 here in the district. monika samtani, how is our traffic looking? >> really good for a monday morning. but again, it is a monday morning. at least if you head out the door early you don't have the big delays to worry about. coming in on 66 your lanes are open from centerville to fairfax. same story in herndon, reston and right on down the line to tyson's corner. west side of town, this is what it looks like from bethesda, all your lanes on ep. this time we'll head over to the other side, no issues at all. looking good as you leave new carrollton down to the wilson bridge and we'll take a live look at the beltway down south. and beyond into alexandr
. this happened near the intersection of station road and brandy wine road. police tell us the officer was en route to a call and went into the intersection and that's where he was hit. it appears that their injuries are nonlife threatening. now to a developing story. on line for you, police in the district arrest two teenagers after a taxi cab is found in a burning car. what are we hearing? >> this evening detectives confirmed a 17-year-old and a female from maryland were arrested and charged with felony murder. the taxi driver was shot and killed friday night. police later determined the man was shot in the head. seconds later he drove his vehicle into a fence. the car later caught fire. detectives spoke about the case a short time ago. >> we initially received some tips, and that led us to them through witness information. at this time we do believe the motive was an attempted robbery. >> police have charged 17 -year-old and the unidentified female with felony murder. the victim has not been released pending notification. >> also new tonight
following president obama's reelection. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> and i'm brian bolter. >>> we begin with the nor'easter that just brought rain to parts of our area, but up north it's getting nasty. >> that's right. we're talking about snow, strong winds in areas still recovering from hurricane sandy. let's get to sue palka in the weather center. >> let me show you what we are missing out on. the pictures behind us is d.c. united trying to get the field cleared in harrison, new jersey, where they were going to take on the new york red bulls and had to cancel that game. a lot of fans were up there. they had 2 inches of snow in that area, but it's very heavy and wet and it's still blowing and that is what we don't have to deal with tonight. let me take you to radar. we'll touch on the nor'easter in a moment. what we've had locally is sort of one of the westward bands of our nor'easter and what we have out there is mostly light, occasionally moderate rain. hey, from time to time maybe a little wet snowflake can mix in, but we're in our last few hours of seeing this
could get rain and snow. storm-team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson will tell us how much and when. >>> but first, decision day after months and months of campaigning. billions of dollars spent. the election is finally here. the final push that could decide the course of the country for the next four years. this is it. good afternoon, everybody. i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. we are on the trail with president obama and mitt romney. and we're also watching the polls in your neighborhood. we begin with news4's adam tuss in battleground virginia. he joins us live. the lines have been long today. >> reporter: here at this polling place, the line has been about two and a half to three hours long all day. right now, it is moving. that's the good news. it still stretches down the hill and then has to go into the building. waiting to be a part of history. some in the cold shade dance a jig to stay warm keeping the feet moving. once inside the door, greeted by reality again. the line here snaking around corners. twisting and turning before the finish line finally in sight. >> it h
adp employment report. mark zandi will deliver the report to us first on cnbc. let's get over to andrew with more of today's top stories. >> joe, i think actually we're going to go and talk to mary thompson. as new jersey begins to recover, gas lines are growing. mary thompson is on the new jersey turnpike this morning. mary, good to see you. but there's been a lot of lines and a lot of people talking about this. >> reporter: yeah, very frustrating situation. take a look behind me, you can see the line at the vince lombardi station. and what you can't see is that it stretches down just about a half a mile to the entrance to this rest stop. our cameraman waited in line to get gasoline, he said it took him about 25 minutes. and brian sullivan drove past it yesterday and said the line was at least 200 cars deep. similar scenes like there are being played out all over new jersey as well as long island. residents driving across state lines to find gas, others expressing increasing frustration with the situation. >> impossible. can't get it. and we have no lights on, so i have to ge
cents more" tonight. that's it for tonight. thank you for joining us. don't forget to record airshow if you cannot get his life. have a great night and will see you right back here tomorrow. ♪ lou: good evening, everybody. one of the dirtiest and most expensive campaigns of all time coming to a close last night to leaving washington looking much like it did before the first votes were cast. president obama defied the polls and predictions in an election that was expected to be one of the closest in history, even with florida tonight still up in the air. the president won more than 300 a tour of votes to secure another four years in the oval office. many republicans are left in shock at the results asking how with 23 million people unemployed almost 8 percent unemployment, record national debt in excess of $16 trillion, scandals and controversies from operation fast and furious, the benghazi cover-up, how could president obama possibly win reelection so impressively? a popular vote margin of more than 2 million votes, but an electoral vote margin of almost 100. an examinatio
. it is been a great working relationship to make sure that we are doing the jobs people inducted us to do. >> this traffic jam is the result of demand for gasoline after the hurricane. motorists were backed up for miles. it waited -- the wait in some areas is an hour if not longer. if you are planning to run in the new york city marathon this weekend, the race is still a go despite widespread damage from sandy, including massive power outages and no subway. organizers are trying to assess how the storm might affect plans including transporting minors to the start line on staten island. we ours -- seems like police arrested sect in place -- scenes like police help are taking place. new york city firefighters and the national guard assisted in the transfer of patients. you have to look for an alternative market use the north east regional amtrak train to head up north. the plan to restore some service on friday to and from the york city. if i did schedule is expected to be released tomorrow. --a fight is scheduled is expected to be released ma. >> a group of baltimore paramedics is headed t
in this great campaign for america's future and now we're almost home. one final push will get us there. >> the obama campaign says romney is playing defense. >> they've tried to expand the map like in states like ohio where they have to win without carrying the state of ohio. >> the first votes will be cast just after midnight tonight in hearts landing and dixvilla. ohio's polls will close at 7:30. a lot of people saying they don't expect to have results until way after midnight. >> thank you very much. >> the vice presidential candidates also out in full force. joe biden and his wife have two stops planned for virginia including a visit to sterling. they will be joined by singer john melencamp. >> early event in reno. he will travel to colorado and iowa. >> the washington post today is out with its endorsements of major questions. endorses question 7 the dream act which would allow illegal immigrants to pay instate tuition. on question 5 whether to approve the congressional redistricting map. the post recommends against it. saying allows politicians to choose their voters rather than
cut deals on taxes and spending. >> american people want us to work together. republicans want us to work together. >> reporter: and house speaker john boehner opened the door to higher taxes. >> for the purposes of forging a bipartisan agreement that begins to solve the problem, we're willing to accept new revenue under the right conditions. >> reporter: conceding his loss, mitt romney called for compromise. >> at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> reporter: how did the people of america reject romney? one reason is, our population has changed. a smaller share of whites voted, down to 72% of the total. more minorities voting, more young people. changes that favor democrats like barack obama. he reached out last night to romney backers. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. >> reporter: some republicans say they better learn, from an election that gave barack obama four more years. bipartisanship will get the media test,he
's exactly what could happen. >> if you're tired of being tired, then i ask you to vote for change. help us win this. >> reporter: with bruce springsteen, president obama started today in wisconsin. >> you know that i'll fight for you and your families every single day, as hard as i know how. >> reporter: last night colorado, a huge rally. after a shimmy with stevie wonder in cincinnati, ohio. the president urged his backers to vote today. the lineso early voting in ohio have been long, but republicans won a fight to shorten voting hours. mary jenkins was out to get obama backers to the polls. she figured she could make the difference nationally. >> i wouldn't be able to sleep at night if i didn't put in every shift that i'm putting in over these four days. thank you so much for your enthusiasm. >> reporter: across town is a mitt romney phone bank. >> we're just calling to remind you your vote is very important. >> reporter: republicans figure their work couldecide the presidency, like the democrats. >> it will go a very, very long way to winning this state. >> reporter: governor romney lef
handle it. the administration declined an on camera interview but did tell us interest was -- there was an investigation and at least one of the students was disciplined, although we were not told how. >> i think it happens every day. we ask teachers to file a complaint with us. fill out the forms so we can keep or own records. we believe it happens every day. >> reporter: making bullying not just a child issue but a brought -- broader social and generational one. brian kuebler, abc2 news. >> baltimore city schools confirms the video was taken the same day it was uploaded to youtube. the administration disciplined that student two days later. >> tonight at 11:00, we are taking a closer look at bullying in social media. sherrie johnson talks to see what they're doing to stop it. er that daughter was bullied on twitter for a year. grace was hurting so much. she took her own life. >> grace was not a fallen teenager. she was happy and communicative. if it can happen to her, it can happen to anyone. >> tonight we find out how bad the problem of cyber bullying has gotten and
the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> your commute is about to get faster, but for a price. fox5 morning news at 7 :00 starts right now. >>> here's a live look outside. plenty of clouds out there this morning. as you are likely used to now, another cool start to the day. this is friday, yea, november 16th. good morning, i'm tony perkins. >> i'm alison seymour. it has been a long week. before we get to the weather and traffic we have breaking developments in the amber alert issued overnight in virginia. the search had been on for 18- month-old alexis rose carwile and her mother, jennifer dawn carwile. you see their pictures there. we've just learned they have been located in prince george's county, maryland and that they are safe. authorities had believed they were in d.c. in the area, because of this man. he is eric eugene black which they were originally traveling with. all three went missing yesterday afternoon, but investigators quickly learned black had relatives in the d.c. area. black was pulled over by virgini
immigrants who pay taxes and in state tuition rate for college. david collins joins us in the studio with more on the dream act. >> honestly, there are no answers to some of the questions. how much will actually cost taxpayers? how many immigrants will go to college? will it take spots away from legal residents? >> when my father graduated high school, -- >> the personal story in support of the dream back from anthony brown. teachers and clergy are also endorsing it. voters are faced with several issues but the dream act may be the most misunderstood. should illegal immigrants be allowed to get in in state tuition rate? jonathan green came to the u.s. seven years ago from panama. his parents entered the u.s. illegally. >> we got some bad advice. that is how we became undocumented. we have applied again but the process takes years. >> opponents say it will eventually cost $228 million a year. >> it is going to cost $40 million a year for 1000 students. >> they could not come up with a reliable estimate. but they told legislators it could cost $778,000 and go up to $3.5 million by 2016
to the streets this weekend. >> now that we know who our president is and what he's willing to do for us, we are even more excited about getting him re-elected. >> this morning we hit 600 houses. this afternoon we probably hit about 20 or 0 houses. not everybody was home but enough people were home that we were able to spread the word. >> woodruff: we assess the polls and the state of the race on election eve with stuart rothenberg, susan page, and andrew kohut. >> ifill: lawyers gear up to monitor polling stations tomorrow. what will they find? jeffrey brown takes a look. >> woodruff: and from legalizing marijuana to gay marriage and taxes, we break down ballot measures worth watching. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: all its own. with united health care, i got help that fit my life, information on my phone, connection to doctors who get where i'm from and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never miss a beat. >> we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in n
natural gas -- disasters in u.s. history. >> cleanup continues along the eastern seaboard. the shoreline is forever changed. >> good evening, donna. you see the boardwalk behind me as battered. areas like this are now struggling to come back. heavy equipment helps to steer the difficult recovery. power lines are going back up the many places are still overmatched by the devastation left behind. >> this is beyond what we imagined. >> the road to recovery is lined with hundreds of thousands struggling to survive. the lines stretch for blocks if you're lucky, but more often for miles. people waiting, hundreds hanging out just to charge their phones. but the longest and most contentious stretched from the stations that have fuel. relief could be on the way. tankers are moving back into new york harbor. help has been harder to find for many on s.i.. >> we have no power. >> hope is fading as well. >> we have bodies being removed. we are devastated. >> and officials -- discussed it officials have decided to go ahead with the math on. mayor blumberg says it will send a strong message to the worl
them halfway. >> math tells us that you can't get the kind of balanced approach that you need without having rates be part of the equation. we haven't seen a proposal that achieves that, a realistic proposal, that achieves that. the reality is, closing loopholes and ending deductions as an alternative to raising rates on the top earners, top 2%, those making over $250,000, sounds good, but you have to look at the actual contents of those proposals. >>> and a new poll shows the majority of americans do want compromise in order to avoid the fiscal cliff. 67% say a deal should be a combination of spending cuts and tax increases. and if no deal is reached by the end of the year, it's clear who will take the majority of the blame, 45% will say it's the republicans' fault in congress compared to 34% for the president. when it comes to the public's expectations of their elected leaders in washington, two-thirds predict they're going to act like spoiled children. >> oh. >> as opposed to responsible adults. >>> meanwhile, grover norquist is offering a reminder to republicans in congress who ar
-dropper. the woman who saved her own life by punching out a 12-foot tiger shark. she tells us about the astonishing moment when her martial arts kicked in. the karate chop that saved her life. >>> and good morning, everyone. hello to robin at home. we are getting back to normal here in times square. but look at these live shots. >> rabbit rabbit. >> rabbit rabbit, robin. let's look at the live shots downtown right now. still so dark in lower manhattan. this is a city divided right now. it's going to take days, maybe longer, for the power to come back. and the scale of destruction is becoming so clear in so many places. look at the aerial shots of breezy point, new york, home to generations of firefighters and police. hit so hard by 9/11. now, hit again. more than 100 homes destroyed. one of so many communities that were absoluty devastated. >> those are creepy pictures. >>> here's what we know in terms of the numbers. 76 dead. an estimated $20 billion in property loss. new york subways are starting to run in limited areas, limited service. but they are running free through friday. that should help
america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." have a great thursday. be safe. >>> you're watching the station that works for you. now good morning maryland devastation up and down the east coast from rain, wind, even snow. the governor is going to go to the hardest hit counties, a place where people are struggling to dig out after sandy. >> an entire community wiped out by sandy. a massive fire broke out in queens at the same time the storm hit and now those are seeing the destruction for the first time. we're going to take you there. thanks so much for joining us. i'm megan pringle. charlie is on a special assignment. in the meantime i know a lot of you are finally saying, okay, we are gone with sandy and now what is next, maybe some sunshine so we can dry out and clean out. let's find out. we're going to send it over to meteorologist lynn net charles. >> we see that see a couple of light showers trike to work their way into carroll county and frederick county. we are dry looking at some snow towards the west. that will continue as we go throughout the day. w
security threats against the u.s. consulate in benghazi. petraeus has been married for 37 years to holly petraeus who he met while a cadet at the u.s. naval academy in west point. he took the helm of the cia in september of 2011. in a statement late this afternoon the president thanked petraeus for his service adding, quote, i have the outmost confidence in acting director michael morel and the men and women who work every day to keep our nation safe. going forward, my thoughts and prays are with dave and holly petraeus who have done so much to help military families that their own work. petraeus took every the cia in september of 2011. of course, the political implications of all of this cannot be overlooked. the obama administration was already under intense scrutiny following the benghazi attack and possible leaks of intelligence information from operations in yemen. new questions now likely are to surface whether or not petraeus' affair may have compromised his position over the last years. >> there is also the issue of the fiscal cliff. both president obama and house speake
from 15-25 m.p.h. with us here and there at about 30-35 mph. one similarity -- waves from 6- 10 feet, was on par with what we saw during santee. the same low lying areas for flooding we always see it in their -- in addition city came earlier. we head into high tide around 2:30 tomorrow morning. overall, another bullet dodged here in ocean city. officials and residents alike breathing a sigh of relief after dealing with sandy last week. >> staying warm at home tonight is not an option for more than a dozen people in anne arundel county. if fire ripped through in -- a fire ripped through odenton is active in. the people inside at the time all escaped unharmed. about 30 people had been displaced. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. a very busy area of baltimore city is still a big mess tonight. a water main doctor this morning, flooding streets and thisting -- main borkroke morning, flooding streets and shutting down areas. correct this happened about 15 air -- 15 hours ago. the area was flooded. and looks better -- it looks better but crews are working to turn the water
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